4-H Survival Skills Challenge

Do you think you have what it takes? Put your skills to the test in the Chenango County 4-H Survival Skills Challenge! Join us June 9th, 2018, 9 AM at Millbrook Park for the first 4-H Survival Skills Challenge!

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Watch our latest video Series!

Through a grant with the New York Farm Viability Institute, we are creating a video series on profiting from your forest!

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Grow Cook Serve

Grow Cook Serve has been funded for 2018! We are now recruiting volunteers to help provide access to locally grown produce, increase capacity for food pantries and soup kitchens, and increase self-reliance and food security!

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Good Nutrition Smart Shopping Classes with Eat Smart New York

As everyone knows tax season is here! During VITA, Eat Smart NY will be set up in the kitchen!

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Farm to Fork, A Taste of Chenango

Farm to Fork, Taste of Chenango, will offer fair-goers the opportunity to sample and purchase local foods, both fresh and freshly-prepared by local chefs. Join us at the Fair on Friday, August 10th, and Saturday, August 11th!

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Soils & Climate

Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.

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4-H Pheasant Rearing Project

4-H Pheasant Rearing Program - Orders Due March March 20th Day-old Ring-necked pheasant chicks will again be available to 4-H'ers and local families for rearing and releasing in Chenango County. This 8-week project is very similar to raising day-old

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First Planting Dates

Consult our charts of popular vegetables and the earliest and latest dates they safely can be planted (as seeds, transplants, or sets) in our region.

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Grow Cook Serve Volunteer Orientation

If you are interested in volunteering for the Grow Cook Serve program in 2018 please join Alexis Woodcock on April 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm for an introduction and orientation.

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Last updated April 18, 2018